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Every now and then a customer comes along and inspires us.

We feel inspired because the customer reminds us how powerful love is….how powerful family is….and how meaningful life is when we have people in our life that we truly care about.

Our customer came to our store to plan her father’s 70th birthday party.  A surprise party.  We discussed several ideas….when suddenly an idea popped into her mind.  A tree.

A tree in her father’s neighborhood had profound meaning.  It was a meaningful tree, a long-lasting tree, and a sentimental place where memories were formed.

I told her that the only trees that I had experience making were palm tree.  Well, we live in Northwest Indiana.  A palm tree was NOT the type of tree that she was seeking.

Then I asked her if she had a few moments so that I could play.  I wrapped a few 160Q’s to make a tree truck, and added three topiaries of 5 inch balloons to make a bountiful tree.  Using a bit of balloon bond, it was easy to attach them together.

Sometimes we hit, sometimes we miss….but we always try to listen to our customers….and in this particular situation, we hit it a home run.

We did on tree for the gift table, and another tree for behind the head table.  For tabletop centerpieces; we used black, agate and silver latex balloons.  We also included a jumbo 70 and a mini 70 number base.

We love what we do….and we love being  a part of our customer’s special events.  We were reminded in this situation how powerful the bond of family is.  Her mother had died 12 years earlier….her dad is her best friend.  She laughed as she explained to us how overprotective she is over her father.  She joked that her father’s friends were probably jealous of her involvement and attachment to him.

What a gift to be a part of life’s most meaningful moments.  It’s never “JUST BALLOONS.”   Not here, not with us.  It’s an expression of love….and the creation of life-long memories.

Balloon Tree



Balloon Bride and Groom

Our bride and groom are the most popular pieces of balloon decor used at bridal showers and weddings.

In addition, balloon arches are very popular and can be created in any color combination.  A balloon arch can go over doors, windows, the bridal party, the cake table, or whatever other area you wish to highlight.

Balloon Arch Over Doors

For corners and entrances and all the other little spaces in between, our designs are made to fit your budget and theme.

Heart Balloon Column in White and Ivory.

Most brides do not choose balloon centerpieces for the guest tables, but they do choose the centerpieces for gift tables, dessert tables and entryway tables where guests pick up their table numbers.

Just Married Latex Inside Elegant Centerpiece

Black and White Wedding Centerpiece

No matter what type of event you are planning, our balloon professionals will help you every step of the way.  219-322-7777.  Consultations are free and we are open 7 days a week.  We prefer to meet at YOUR VENUE to help draw out a plan, but we will also meet with you in our spacious store.  www.itsmypartytoo.com

Grad season.  It’s our favorite time of the year at It’s My Party.  And here are some of our favorite party ideas.

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